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Civil society action for tobacco control

Chandra Ramakrishnan

Civil society action for tobacco control

a guidebook for NGOs

by Chandra Ramakrishnan

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Published by Voluntary Health Association of India in New Delhi .
Written in English

About the Edition

With reference to India.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 92-94).

Statement[Chandra Ramakrishnan, Karabi M.G. Majumdar]
ContributionsMajumdar, Karabi M. G., Voluntary Health Association of India
LC ClassificationsHV5770.A-ZI.x+, HV5770.I5 R36 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination116 p. :
Number of Pages116
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24555203M
ISBN 108189877127
ISBN 109788189877125
LC Control Number2010319829

By now, we know that tobacco kills more than half of those who regularly use it and has a two-trillion-dollar (PPP) economic cost to society each year. Fortunately, the global community is making progress toward improving tobacco control. The efforts of governments, civil society and the international community, including through the WHO Framework Convention on [ ].   The World Health Organization’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) is the first international health treaty and has now been ra Exploration of Policy Makers’ Views on the Implementation of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control in the Gambia: A Qualitative Study civil society organizations, and nongovernmental Cited by: 1.   The Tobacco Atlas is a tool to help civil society and governments take decisive action to reduce the harms of tobacco, such as lung cancer and other cancers, heart disease. Tobacco Atlas Third Edition Released in Chinese.

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